Virginia AG authorizes probe of statue-removal contract | National News

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FILE – Crews prepare to remove a statue Confederate General J.E.B. Stuart on Monument Avenue in Richmond, Va. on July 7, 2020. At least 63 Confederate statues, monuments or markers have been removed from public land across the country since George Floyd’s death on May 25, making 2020 one of the busiest years yet for removals, according to an Associated Press tally.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s attorney general has authorized an investigation into a $1.8 million contract for the removal of the city of Richmond’s Confederate monuments, a special prosecutor said Friday.

The statues were taken down

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Bars’ lawsuit against Pima County’s COVID-19 curfew is in judge’s hands | Business News

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Citing figures showing COVID-19 infections have risen more across the rest of the state than in Pima County in recent weeks, Garcia said he believes the curfew has helped.

“What you’re starting to see is a plateau, and perhaps the beginning of a downslope,” he said. “I believe we have good evidence that this curfew has had a salubrious effect.”

But Cohen said the county has no proof that COVID-19 spreads any faster after 10 p.m. and noted that the plaintiff bars have continued their safety measures and not allowed patrons to violate mask policies before or after 10 p.m.

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:How Do I Approach Businesses In Dubai?” Answers To The Most-Asked Questions By New Members Of Dubai Startup Hub

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From approaching businesses to accessing quality, affordable accounting or legal services in Dubai, check out how entrepreneurs can go about it.

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Dubai Startup Hub, an entrepreneurship arm of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, runs various support initiatives to help startups sustain and grow, including networking events that foster a self-supporting community of people.

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Michigan law enforcement ‘prepared for the worst’ ahead of potential protests

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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has activated National Guard assistance and staff are securing the Capitol perimeter ahead of potential violent protests on Sunday. 

Michigan State Police Col. Joseph Gasper said during a Friday news conference that state and local law enforcement officials in Lansing are working together to avoid a “repeat” of the U.S. Capitol siege last week that left dozens injured and five dead, including a police officer. 

“We are prepared for the worst,” Gasper said. 

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The precautions follow warnings from an internal bulletin from the FBI that armed protests are being planned in all 50 states

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Why we should all learn Contract Law

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Daunting as they might seem, contracts are all around us. Isn’t it time you knew what you signed up for? By Professor Mark Watson-Gandy

Whether verbally or in writing, we enter contracts on a daily basis, even for something as basic as buying chewing gum from a corner shop.

Both as consumers and as professionals, we all have to deal with contracts. It therefore makes sense that we should know how contracts work.

Much like a cake mix, to make a valid contract you need certain ingredients. An offer and acceptance, and an intention to create legal relations, may seem

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